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Players To Watch In The Sweet 16

The 2017 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament has provided thrilling upsets and amazing comebacks in the first two rounds. Onion Sports presents a guide to the 10 players to watch in the Sweet 16.

Benny The Bull Busted For Possession Of Unlicensed T-Shirt Gun

CHICAGO—Noting that the suspect had been taken into custody after officers managed to tackle and wrestle the individual to the ground of the United Center concourse, police confirmed Monday that Chicago Bulls mascot Benny the Bull was arrested for possession of an unlicensed T-shirt gun.

Most Valuable Sports Memorabilia

Sports collectibles have skyrocketed in popularity over the past several decades, with sales of such items as game-worn jerseys and autographed rookie cards generating billions of dollars each year. Onion Sports examines the most sought-after and highly valued sports memorabilia in the world.
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College Coach Accused Of Receiving Payment

INDIANAPOLIS—Scandal rocked the college football community Monday as allegations surfaced that the head coach of a major Division I program may have accepted monetary compensation for his involvement with the team. “We are currently investigating claims that a college coach received semi-monthly payments totaling in excess of $1 million from his school’s athletic department last year,” the NCAA said in a statement, noting that the coach was also alleged to have accepted performance-based bonuses including housing, health care, a free parking spot, and other impermissible benefits. “Such actions run directly against the NCAA’s principle of amateurism and—if the charges prove true—will be met with swift punishment ranging from fines to forfeiture of wins and a two-year postseason ban.” NCAA officials confirmed that the school’s athletic director is also under investigation.

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